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Peak Pairs, First Ascents, and Unique Peaks for Carlos Ross

Most significant unique peak pairs by key metrics, first ascents, and all uniquely ascended peaks

Highest Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two highest peaks where only Carlos Ross has climbed both.

PeakElev-mLocationAscent DateProm-m
Trail Ridge3766USA-CO1994-06-08 c161
Syke Knob2438USA-AZ2006-09-29 k12


Most Prominent Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most prominent peaks where only Carlos Ross has climbed both.

PeakProm-mLocationAscent DateElev-m
Brian Head1142USA-UT1995-06-03 e3446
Misen535Japan2005-06-04 b535


Most Isolated Unique Pair of Peaks Climbed

The two most isolated peaks where only Carlos Ross has climbed both.

PeakIso-kmLocationAscent DateElev-m
Pinal Peak56.43USA-AZ2006-09-132393
Turtle Mound16.75USA-FL2015-11-269


First Ascents by Carlos Ross

There are no first ascents for this climber.


All Peaks Climbed only by Carlos Ross

These peaks have their single logged ascent by Carlos Ross. Of course, it is entirely likely that many non-site users have also climbed these peaks.

PeakElev-mLocationAscent DateProm-m
Lions Head969Philippines1982-07 a0
Kennon Road Viewpoint1189Philippines1982-07 b0
Gates Hill317USA-ME1993-06-17 c20
Weatherbee Hill232USA-ME1993-06-17 d49
Live Oak Ridge9USA-TX2014-04-265
Fivemile Hill416USA-TX2016-06-218
Old Baldy360USA-TX2018-05-13 a47
Santa Anna Mound96USA-TX2018-08-30 b12
Carpenter Hills-Beacon Hill270USA-TX2018-10-15 a19
Koeglar Hill208USA-TX2019-05-05 f14



  • The first three peak pairs on this page show the superlative unique pairs for three key metrics: Elevation, Prominence, and Isolation.
  • Most hikers or climbers that log their ascents on have a number of unique peak pairs--a set of two successfully climbed peaks such that no other registed site user has also climbed both.
  • Since virtually no one can claim to have made the only ascent ever of a peak, these peak pairs are a way to calim some uniqueness--being able to say "I am the only one to ever climb both Peak A and Peak B".
  • Many of a hiker's unique peak pairs will be relatively low, minor, or otherwise insingnificant peaks, and therefore climbing both may not be a particularly impressive achievement.
  • So the pairs above represent the most significant of all a climber's unique pairs--the most impressive unique pairs to use as a badge of honor.
  • Mathematically, the pairs listed above maximize the value of the secondary peak in the pair--for example, showing the pair that has the highest elevation for the pair's second-highest peak. Put another way, it shows the two highest-value peaks that only this climber has climbed.
  • The final listing shows the peaks (if any) where the hiker/climber is the only ascender with logged ascents.
  • Of course, all these listings are purely based on the logged climbs in the database, so they should not be taken as completely accurate.

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